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Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices on HBO

Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices on HBO

Young poets from across America take the spotlight in the exclusive seven-part HBO series Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices. Narrated by Queen Latifah, the show follows six promising teams from around the country as they prepare for a chance to compete at the 2008 Brave New Voices National Youth Poetry Slam Championship in Washington, [...]

April 4, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Jill Scott in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency on HBO

Jill Scott in The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency on HBO

Based on Alexander McCall Smith’s passionate book series, ‘The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency’ chronicles the adventures of Precious Ramotswe, the proprietor of the only female-owned detective agency in Botswana. Aided by her highly-efficient secretary Mma Makutsi, Mma Ramotswe investigates cases and helps people solve problems in their lives. Grammy Award-winning singer Jill Scott stars [...]

March 26, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Derrick Hodge at the Blue Note

Derrick Hodge at the Blue Note

One year ago, Derrick Hodge made his sold-out debut as a bandleader at the Blue Note, beginning what he called a “lifelong quest to keep music honest, relevant to the people, and uninhibited by genre.” Thus far, his extensive career as a sideman has groomed him for such a bold pursuit. He’s worked with some [...]

November 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More